cmariebissett

Carina Bissett is a writer, poet, and educator working primarily in the fields of dark fiction and fabulism. Her short fiction and poetry have been published in multiple journals and anthologies including Arterial Bloom, Gorgon: Stories of Emergence, Hath No Fury, NonBinary Review, and the HWA Poetry Showcase Vol. V and VI. In addition to writing, she also teaches online workshops at The Storied Imaginarium.

Workshop Scholarship Fund

As a former student, I have struggled to find the necessary funds to further my education. Although there are options (loans, grants, scholarships) when it comes to formal education, online workshops are a different story. To meet this challenge, I’ve decided to run a GoFundMe campaign so that I can offer a potential option to […]

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Fall 2018 Workshops: Open Registration

Fall 2018 Workshops Monstrous Women II: A Feminist Approach to Myth and Magic This intensive, online writing workshop explores the theme of Monstrous Women in literature and myth in a series of modules designed to prompt story generation over the course of 14 weeks. Monstrous Women II will be offered in Spring 2018 and will include the following modules: The Shifting […]

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Submission Round-up

Themed Calls   Lackington’s  It’s time Lackington’s celebrates all the “Magics” found in speculative fiction from around the globe. Send your tales of sorcerers, charmed items, mysterious transformations, and enchanted places in this world and others. Word Count: 1,500-5,000 words Deadline: Rolling Payment: $50 AUD eyedolon An imprint of Broken Eye Books, eyedolon is open for original short […]

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Big Poetry Giveaway

Welcome to the Big Poetry Giveaway! To participate in the giveaway and to find other blogs that are doing giveaways, check out this post. To participate in my 2018 giveaway, just post a comment with your name and email address included. Please also let me know your first choice, if you win. Book One: In the […]

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February Submission Roundup

Themed Calls Beneath the Waves – Tales from the Deep Shine up your stories of the submerged for the upcoming Australian anthology Beneath the Waves – Tales from the Deep, which will be the fourth anthology in the Things in the Well series.  From the editor: “sea monsters and underwater encounters can be believable if […]

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Submission Roundup

Themed Calls Lackington’s This online market is open for submissions of speculative fiction aligning with the theme of Gothics (Issue 17). “If you know your eighteenth-century Gothic fiction, send us your homage, pastiche, subversion, or reinvention of a much-loved movement. If you’re of a more modern bent, show us what you got, so long as […]

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Workshop Discount Offer

Registration is currently open at The Storied Imaginarium. This Spring there are two generative, themed, online writing workshops available: Monstrous Women and Intersections: Science Fiction, Fairy Tales and Myth. In addition, The Storied Imaginarium will also be offering Finishing School for writers. If you have unfinished or unpolished stories that need an intensive round of workshops, Finishing […]

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Submission Roundup

Themed Calls Glass & Gardens: Solarpunk Summers Anthologist Sarena Ulibarri is looking for eco-conscious science fiction that imagines an optimistic future founded on renewable energies. NOTE: Keep it planet-based (Earth or other), and optimistic. Solarpunk worlds aren’t necessarily utopias, but they definitely aren’t dystopias. Word Count: up to 8,000 words Deadline: November 15, 2017 Payment: […]

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